How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5/5s/5c

How can I retrieve my deleted videos from iPhone 5 / iPhone 5s / iPhone 5c? Read on this tutorial to learn how to recover deleted videos from iPhone 5.

Apple announced the new iPhone X can take 4K video up to 60 fps, 1080p Slo-mo video and HD Time‑lapse video. No matter you are hobbyists or working director, iPhone X is perfect for your movie filming project. Apple has come a long way since introducing video recording with the iPhone 3Gs and the iPhone 5 / iPhone 5s is reported as the most popular handhold video shooting device.

If you are using an iPhone 5 / iPhone 5s / iPhone 6 / iPhone 6s / iPhone 7, and have deleted your videos by mistake or by accident, you can follow this tutorial to retrieve your deleted videos from your iPhone.

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How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5/5s/5c

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5/5s/5c

Tutorial Summary:


Part 1: How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5 - Recently Deleted Album

First thing first. If you are not Apple product savvy, you may get confused about how iCloud / iTunes backup manage your videos. The fact is, neither iCloud backup nor iTunes backup will include your videos. They are stored seperately on 'iCloud Photo Library' and if you delete a video on one of your devices, you'll lose it on all your devices. Yes, that the magic of iCloud.

So how do you retrieve deleted videos from an iPhone 5 without iTunes / iCloud backup? The first place you need to go is your Recent Deleted Album folder on your iPhone.

Recover Videos from Recently Deleted Album:

  1. Open Photos app on your iPhone 5 >  Album > Recently Deleted.
  2. Choose the videos you want to recover > Click Recover button to retrieve your deleted videos on your iPhone 5.
Recover Videos from Recently Deleted Album

Recover Videos from Recently Deleted Album iPhone 5

Part 2: How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5 without Backup

Have no luck when trying to recover your videos from iPhone 5 with the first method? You still have chances. Omni Recover is professional and reliable iPhone Video Recovery software that's made to retrieve your deleted videos, photos, messages and other important personal data from your iPhone 5.

How Does Omni Recover Work:

It's noteworthy that when you deleted videos and photos on your iPhone 5, you were not deleting the actual file. Instead, you deleted the data that records your video information. That's why Omni Recover will work perfectly for retrieving your deleted videos from your iPhone 5. It can find and fix these missing data so that you can view and recover your deleted videos again.

Remember that, it's suggested to retrieve your deleted videos from your iPhone 5 as soon as possible. Because the longer time passes, the bigger chance your video file information would be overwriten by new data. So use your iPhone 5 as less as you can, turn on Flight Mode if possible and give a quick start on Omni Recover before finding your deleted video back.

Steps To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5

Step 1: Open Omni Recover > Give a check to see what stage you are at and click Next to continue. If there is no specific scenario for your case, click Next to skip this step.

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5 Step 1

Step 2: Choose to recover your videos from your iPhone.

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5 Step 2

Step 3: Let Omni Recover scan your device/backup by clicking Next. After few seconds, you can choose a type of iOS file to recover. Click Next to continue.

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5 Step 3

Step 4: Now let Omni Recover to scan your backup file (Created by Omni Recover). About few seconds later, you can view your deleted videos. Click Export.

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5 Step 4

Step 5: Now you can view your exported videos by clicking outcome window tips.

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5

How To Retrieve Deleted Videos from iPhone 5 Step 5

The Bottom Line

Omni Recover not only works for retrieving your deleted videos, not also probably all your important personal data on your iPhone 5. For example, you can Instantly Recover Deleted Text Messages on iPhone 7, without restoring your iPhone from iCloud / iTunes backup.